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How to Grow a Vegetable Garden the “Back to Eden”-Way


I first stumbled upon this film, Back to Eden, a few years ago, and I know it has inspired many to start growing their own food. It’s a fantastic film showing all the benefits of mulching. Check out the short 20-minute version here, or watch the full film for free on Vimeo.

Back to Eden Film shares the story of Paul Gautschi and his lifelong journey walking with God and learning how to get back to the simple, productive organic gardening methods of sustainable provision that were given to man in the garden of Eden.

The food growing system that Paul Gautschi calls “back to eden gardening” relies on heavy mulching to eliminate or reduce modern farming issues such as soil preparation, fertilization, irrigation, weed control, pest control, crop rotation, and PH issues. As the film makers note: “None of these issues exist in the unaltered state of nature or in Paul’s gardens and orchards.”

You will walk away from Back to Eden Film with the knowledge of how to plant an organic garden and how to grow your own food.

Again, here’s the short version and the long version.

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